Blocking M2Rs muscarinic acetylcholine receptors in the lateral habenula with an experimental drug increased cocaine-seeking behaviors in rat models of impulsive behaviors.
Researchers have discovered a neural circuit that processes evaluations and have identified its sources.
Researchers report bullying behavior activates primary reward circuits in the brain, making it a pleasurable behavior to a certain subset of individuals.
According to a new study, transgenic mice with serotonin deficiencies are more vulnerable to social stressors that their normal litter-mates.
Researchers have identified a control mechanism for an area of the brain which processes sensory and emotive information.
A new study reports the lateral habenula, an area of the brain linked to depression, plays a crucial role in decision making.